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American's problems grounded in FAA

Kai Ryssdal | Apr 10, 2008
American Airlines has now canceled 2,500 flights over the past 72 hours as it tries to get right with an FAA safety audit. The company's CEO apologized today, and some in Congress are blaming the FAA. Kai Ryssdal has more.
Posted In: Travel

Microsoft waits as Yahoo plays the field

Lisa Napoli | Apr 10, 2008
Not so eager to make a deal with Microsoft, Yahoo has been talking with Google, NewsCorp and AOL about various partnerships. Lisa Napoli reports that there's a big reason for all this back and forth.

Another reason flights will be delayed

Dan Grech | Apr 10, 2008
For the first time, the Transportation Security Administration will require screening of all 250 million packages that travel on passenger planes. Dan Grech explains.
Posted In: Travel

Does green travel offset emissions.... or just your guilt?

Heidi Siegelbaum | Apr 10, 2008
Travel to an eco-resort abroad and mitigate guilt over the GHG emissions used to get there all at the same time! Ah, the confusing lexicon of...

Is EPA stalling on greenhouse gas?

John Dimsdale | Apr 10, 2008
Today in Washington, a House Energy subcommittee will hear how the Environmental Protection Agency plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in this country. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Science

Equity Investment Life Insurance?

Chris Farrell | Apr 10, 2008
Question: Chris---We have recently been advised by a financial consultant to begin to invest in an Indexed Universal Life Insurance Contract, also...
Posted In: insurance, Investing

Wal-Mart wants 'green' from China

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Apr 10, 2008
Wal-Mart says it wants its Chinese suppliers to go green and the retail giant plans to meet with roughly a thousand of those suppliers later this year. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports
Posted In: Retail

High food costs threaten poor in Africa

Alisa Roth | Apr 10, 2008
A report from the World Bank says the high cost of food is threatening to undo recent gains in Africa in the fight against poverty and malnutrition. Alisa Roth has more.

Bid for Yahoo gets murkier

| Apr 10, 2008
The battle for Yahoo now has not one, but two, actually three new twists, because it seems everyone's looking at Yahoo. Marketplace's Lisa Napoli is here to fill us in.

Emergency warning calling

Lisa Napoli | Apr 10, 2008
The good old-fashioned radio is about to get upstaged again, this time by your cell phone. But it's for a good cause. Marketplace's Lisa Napoli explains what the future holds.